November 27, 2013

Funding the United Nations: Ted Turner gets creative to support the UN

Blocked from donating directly to the UN to make up for the United States’ failure to pay its dues, Ted Turner considered creating a sovereign state named the “State of Confusion.” Instead, he created the United Nations Foundation, a parallel foundation.
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